The Elliott School of International Affairs

Building Leaders for the World

The Elliott School of International Affairs prepares nearly 3,000 students each year for meaningful careers in international affairs. Our position in the heart of Washington, D.C. enriches our teaching and research by giving our students and faculty unparalleled opportunities to engage with the international leaders who walk through our doors on a regular basis.

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Elliott School senior Skye Jannery-Barney stands next to the COP27 Egypt sign

GW Today: Senior Skye Jannery-Barney Shares Her Thoughts from COP27 in Egypt

Skye Jannery-Barney, a senior international affairs major in the Elliott School of International Affairs, was a member of a George Washington University team that presented at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP27. Read about her experience in GW Today.

Dr. David Ettinger Receives I Love My Librarian Award

Congratulations to Dr. David Ettinger, International Affairs and Political Science Librarian at the George Washington University, for receiving the 2023 I Love My Librarian Award. Thank you to Dr. Ettinger for his outstanding service to the GW community!


Headshot of David Ettinger with text "Congratulations to David Ettinger, GW International Affairs and Political Science Librarian" Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award



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